About Us

Learn more about the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center.

Studies

Descriptions of completed and in-progress health workforce studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Publications

Links to findings from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Presentations

Presentations and posters from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC

RHRC News

CHWS and RHRC attend the NW Rural Health Conference
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New RHI Hub – Rural Monitor article features work from RHRC
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Susan Skillman receives WRHA Leah Layne Memorial Health Leadership Award
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RHRC investigator Sue Skillman explains health care’s transition from a volume-based system to a value-based system.
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About Us

The WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) is one of seven rural health research centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) to perform policy-oriented research on issues related to rural health care.
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Recent Publications

Larson EH, Coulthard C, Andrilla CHA What Makes Physician Assistant Training Programs Successful at Training Rural PAs? Seattle WA: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Policy Brief #164Read More
Andrilla CHA, Coulthard C, Patterson DG Prescribing Practices of Rural Physicians Waivered to Prescribe Buprenorphine American Journal of Preventive Medicine Volume 54, Issue 6, Supplement 3, Pages S208–S214Read More
Andrilla CHA, Coulthard C, Larson EH, Patterson DG, Garberson LA Geographic Variation in the Supply of Selected Behavioral Health Providers American Journal of Preventive Medicine Volume 54, Issue 6, Supplement 3, Pages S199–S207Read More

Recent Presentations

Andrilla CHA, Moore TE, Patterson DG, Larson EH Medication Assisted Treatment and the Rural Provider Workforce Northwest Rural Health Conference, Spokane, WA, March 27, 2018.Read More
Andrilla CHA, Moore TE, Larson EH, Patterson DG Projected Contributions of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to Buprenorphine Treatment Services for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Places Association of American Medical Colleges Health Workforce Research Conference, Tysons Corner, VARead More
Andrilla CHA, Larson EH, Patterson DG, Garberson LA Supply and distribution of the behavioral health workforce in rural America Rural Health Research Gateway webinarRead More